EXAMINATION – POLICE OFFICER

The Abington Police Department will hold an examination to establish an eligibility list for hiring police officers.

  • Eligibility: 21 years of age, High School Diploma or equivalent, possess a valid drivers license on or before the deadline for submitting applications, U.S. Citizen, physically & mentally fit to perform the duties of police officer.
  • Applicants must comply with the Police Department’s Personal Appearance Policy , General Order 41.3.4 on tattoos, branding, and body piercing.

Anticipated Dates/Locations:

Written Examination:

Your choice of sessions (limited seating available for each session):

  • Friday evening July 15, 2022 at 6:30pm (Registration from 6 to 6:30pm)
  • Saturday,  July 16, 2022 at 8:30am (Registration from 8 to 8:30am)
  • Saturday,  July 16, 2022 at 12:30pm (Registration from 12 to 12:30pm)

Abington Junior High School
(2056 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA 19001)

Physical Agility Test:

Saturday, August 6th, 2022 (morning) at Schwarzman Stadium
Abington Senior High School
Schwartzman Stadium
(900 Highland Avenue, Abington, PA 19001)

The top 180 scoring candidates (including ties) in the written portion will be eligible to take the Physical Agility Test. Candidates passing the Physical Agility Test will be eligible to take the oral examination. Candidates must receive a score of at least 70% in the oral examination in order to pass.

Oral Examination:

(Location/Dates/Times to be announced)

Deadline for Applications:

Friday, July 1, 2022 at Noon

INSTRUCTIONS

Beginning Monday, April 18, 2022 applications will be available on-line at www.abingtonpd.org. Applications must be completed on-line and payment must be made by Credit Card (Visa or Mastercard).

Applicants will receive an on-screen and email confirmation upon receipt of the completed application. A $60.00 Administrative Fee must be paid by Credit Card as part of the on-line application process. No paper applications, checks or money orders will be accepted.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON-LINE BY 12 P.M. ON JULY 1, 2022

Study Guides will be available for download from the Testing Company website. An email confirmation of receipt of your application will be sent along with the instructions for downloading the Study Guide once your payment has been processed.

Applicants will be able to schedule their written exam date on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Applicants that sign up for an evening session shall report for registration at 6:00 p.m. on the day of the test. No one will be admitted after 6:30 p.m.
  • Applicants that sign up for a morning session shall report for registration at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the test. No one will be admitted after 8:30 a.m.
  • Applicants that sign up for an afternoon session shall report for registration at 12:00 p.m. on the day of the test. No one will be admitted after 12:30 p.m.

Please Note:

  • Depending on the number of applications received there may be only one test administered at the Saturday morning session.
  • Applicants scheduled for the Friday evening and Saturday afternoon session will be notified by email IF there is a change in the testing schedule.
  • Limited seating available for each session.

Each applicant MUST bring two (2), #2 pencils and photo identification when reporting for the examination. A Drivers License is preferred.

Cell phones, smartphones (i.e. iPhones, Androids, etc.) smart watches and/or any other electronic devices; purses, backpacks, bags, or weapons are not permitted in the testing area.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
* Women and Minority Applicants Encouraged to Apply *

Menu